Donald TrumpDonald TrumpOvernight Defense & National Security — The Pentagon's deadly mistake Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by Climate Power — Interior returns BLM HQ to Washington France pulls ambassadors to US, Australia in protest of submarine deal MORE has won the Republican caucus in the Northern Mariana Islands, picking up nine pledged delegates, according to the local GOP.
Trump won 73 percent of the total 471 votes cast in the remote U.S. territory on Tuesday, followed by Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzMore than 10,000 migrants await processing under bridge in Texas Senators slow Biden with holds at Pentagon, State The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by National Industries for the Blind - Schumer: Dem unity will happen eventually; Newsom prevails MORE, with 24 percent; John Kasich, at .02 percent; and Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioMilley says calls to China were 'perfectly within the duties' of his job Overnight Defense & National Security — Milley becomes lightning rod Joint Chiefs Chairman Milley becomes lightning rod on right MORE, at .01 percent.
Jason Osborne, the executive director of the Northern Mariana Islands Republican Party, shared results of the winner-take-all caucus early Tuesday morning on Twitter and Facebook.
Breaking News: @realDonaldTrump has just been declared the winner of the CNMI Rep Caucus with 72.8% of the vote. Winner take all to Trump— Jason Osborne (@Jmrhosborne) March 15, 2016
Five states will hold voting on Tuesday, with 99 Republican delegates up for grabs in Florida, 69 in Illinois, 52 in Missouri, 72 in North Carolina and 66 in Ohio in the race to 1,237 for the nomination. Like the islands, Florida and Ohio award all of their GOP delegates to the winning candidate.
Ralph Torres, the governor of the Northern Mariana Islands, threw his support behind Trump ahead of the caucus.